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[Oct. 21st, 2003|11:00 pm]
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"You will show me respect, because I am your elder."

Yeah? Respect my arse!!
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[User Picture]From: yumseta
2003-10-21 03:35 pm (UTC)
And as the OTHER phrase goes:-

"To gain respect, you gotta EARN it first" :)
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[User Picture]From: vetinari
2003-10-21 04:30 pm (UTC)
Better one (which I firmly believe in) is - "To earn respect, first you must give it".
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[User Picture]From: bluelotus
2003-10-21 04:02 pm (UTC)
lol, I think everyone watched this tonight.

I agree, she never did earn the respect of the children and father, but at the same time, the kids were overly abusive. It was always going to be an explosive situation.

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[User Picture]From: novemberbug
2003-10-22 05:22 am (UTC)
Erm, I didn't?

*blush*
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From: elegantangel
2003-10-21 08:32 pm (UTC)
yah i disagree with. i hate it your elders think they can talk to you any way because your younger than them. that's like abusing there power.
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[User Picture]From: seren
2003-10-22 01:31 am (UTC)
As Stu said, you have to earn respect, it doesn't come automatically no matter how old you are!
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[User Picture]From: mylo_xyloto
2003-10-22 02:28 am (UTC)
I couldn't believe that anyone would actually say those words! She really was unbelievable! And I didn't think the children were all that disrespectful, to be honest. They were just normal children, and I think most kids would have reacted in that manner if they'd had the kind of rules imposed on them that she introduced. I noticed in particular that even when the older daughter was ranting and raving, she didn't swear once. That's impressive!
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[User Picture]From: novemberbug
2003-10-22 05:29 am (UTC)
Respect my arse!!

Erm... I think I'll take a raincheck on that.

*runs away very quickly*
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[User Picture]From: emsee
2003-10-22 10:19 am (UTC)
Respect your arse?
I dunno about that....does your arse respect me?...wait- don't answer that :P

I didn't see that programme, I was watching something even more interesting - an old Doctor Who episode ('Logopolis' which was Tom Baker's last story :)
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